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This Working Paper puts the policy choices made in the regional child benefit reforms into perspective. Using the microsimulation model EXPEDITION, the expected direct effects of these reforms on child benefit expenditure and income distribution are mapped out. Special attention is paid to the effects on the simulated poverty risk of (families with) children, as this was a shared concern during the reforms in the different regions.
Social protection, demography and prospective studies > Income distribution and poverty
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > Mathematical Methods and Programming > Computational Techniques [C63]
Microeconomics > Distribution > Personal Income and Wealth Distribution [D31]
Public Economics > National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > Social Security and Public Pensions [H55]
Health, Education, and Welfare > Welfare and Poverty > Measurement and Analysis of Poverty [I32]
Economic Systems > Other Economic Systems > Household Behavior [P46]